Author Archives: Nina Kamath

Rose Institute Launches New Society for Alumni

This year, the Rose Institute is establishing a society for its alumni. Over the past four decades, more than 400 outstanding Claremont McKenna College students have worked as research assistants at the Institute before moving on to accomplish great things in the wider world. As a group, our alumni are highly loyal to the “Rose… Continue Reading

Inland Empire Outlook: Challenges Remain for ONT

By Nina Kamath ’16 Kelly J. Fredericks, newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA), is optimistic that Ontario can return to its peak from nearly a decade ago. “The three things I continually think of is that Ontario is under-utilized, it’s under-served, but it really points to the word of transformation.… Continue Reading

Rose Institute Hosts Mac Taylor

Taxing California Monday, October 26, 2015 Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Presentation starts at 12:00 pm Register on the MMC Athenaeum website.   Currently, there are numerous proposals in California to change the way people are taxed—from measures to extend the temporary taxes adopted in 2012 to major changes in the… Continue Reading

Rose Institute 2015 Retreat: Joshua Tree!

This year, the Rose Institute held its first ever, institute-wide retreat! Students drove to Indian Cove Campground on Friday afternoon and spent all day Saturday exploring Joshua Tree National Park. Activities included a sunrise hike, rock climbing, and fun with friends! We look forward to more institute bonding events in the future. Big thanks to… Continue Reading

Rose Award for Excellence in Public Service

On Friday March 28, the Rose Institute of State and Local Government presented the Rose Award for Excellence in Public Service to Kirk West at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. The Rose Award recognizes exceptional individuals or organizations that demonstrate leadership and commitment to public service. Kirk West’s career in the California government was long… Continue Reading